Island News

Itanagar, 23 Jul 2016/--/The flood situation remained grim in Arunachal Pradesh with several overflowing rivers submerging fresh areas in the state today. The rising Noa-Dehing river has submerged entire Lekang circle...
ARAKKONAM, 23 Jul 2016/--/Raksha Mantri, Shri Manohar Parrikar personally reviewed the ongoing search operations initiated to locate the missing Indian Air Force AN-32 aircraft during his visit to INS Rajali, the Naval...
Port Blair, 23 Jul 2016/--/The encroachment eviction campaign launched by the PBMC faced a stiff resistance from the shopkeepers on Saturday.  They downed their shutters and forced the demolition team to beat a retreat...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 23 Jul 2016/--/Six weeks after she was abducted outside her office at Kabul by a suspected crime cartel, Judith D'Souza, a resident of Entally in Kolkata who had been working for the NGO Agha Khan Foundation has been rescued, minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj tweeted today...
Kolkata, 23 Jul 2016/--/West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today remembered veteran actor Uttam Kumar, lovingly called Mahanayak here, on his 36th death anniversary. Mamata said it still pains her that the body of the "Nayak" actor was not kept for his fans to pay their last tribute. "I am...

Sports News

Manchester, 21 Jul 2016/--/England are in a spin in more ways than one as they head into the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Friday looking to level the four-match series at 1-1. Alastair Cook's men...
Karachi, 21 Jul 2016/--/In a bid to convince foreign players to fly down to Lahore and play in the final of the second edition of Pakistan Super League, the country's Cricket Board (PCB) is luring overseas recruits with...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 23 Jul 2016/--/A building collapsed late Friday night in Butcher Busty, one of the most densely populated areas of Darjeeling town, claiming four lives and injuring seven others. Three are feared buried...
LOHAGARH (MIRIK), 23 Jul 2016/--/Lohagarh and three other villages under Mirik block have been cut-off from the rest of the region after the diversion over Guye Khola gave way last night to torrential rains that have...
LOHAGARH (MIRIK), 23 Jul 2016/--/A college student who was forced to enter the river with his bike after the diversion in the area collapsed was rescued today near Lohagarh tea garden. Prasenjit Kullu, a first year...

National News

NEW DELHI, 23 Jul 2016/--/External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj today lashed out at Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for calling slain Hizbul Mujahidden Burhan Wani a 'martyr'. “Pakistan PM called Burhan Wani a '...
Srinagar, 23 Jul 2016/--/Union home minister Rajnath Singh today began his two-day Kashmir visit to give a healing touch to the restive Valley, with two trade bodies boycotting him as curfew was lifted from four...

Business News

NEW DELHI, 22 Jul 2016/--/Indian Railways, the largest energy consumer in the country, has set a target of harnessing 1,000 MW of solar energy and 15 MW of wind energy in the next four years as part of efforts to reduce...
NEW DELHI, 22 Jul 2016/--/The Income Tax Department has detected undisclosed income worth Rs 22,475 crore in over 9,500 surveys conducted over the past two years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. As part of...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 22 Jul 2016/--/Extending its consolidation phase, the BSE Sensex Friday recovered marginally by 93 points on selective buying by retail investors and sustained foreign inflows even as Asia ended weak, tracking a pullback in US markets from record highs. The market opened positive on...

Political Delicacies

17 Jul 2016/--/Uttar Pradesh this time will be the battle ground of three women -- Anupriya Patel of BJP, Mayawati of  the BSP and, of course, Priyanka Gandhi of the Congress. BJP which forced a split...
10 Jul 2016/--/If the Congress does well in Uttar Pradesh in 2017 Assembly polls, then Priyanka Gandhi will be the face of the Congress party in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.  Priyanka has been sent to UP...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 23 Jul 2016/--/Police and CID are yet to crack the mysterious murder case of a businessman, his wife and caretaker of the house whose bodies were found on Friday morning at Vivekananda Pally area in English...
MALDA, 22 Jul 2016/--/A businessman, his wife and the caretaker of the house were butchered to death at Vivekananda Pally area under English Bazaar police station. Tension gripped the town after the bodies of Ramratan...
SILIGURI, 22 Jul 2016/--/Large swathes of the plain areas of Darjeeling district including the districts of Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar have been affected following heavy to very heavy rainfall over the  past...

Echo World

Kabul, 23 Jul 2016/--/At least 61 people were killed and another 207 wounded in the Afghan capital today, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials...
Munich, 23 Jul 2016/--/A German-Iranian teenager suffering from depression shot dead nine people and wounded 16 others at a Munich shopping mall before committing suicide, with police today denying any link with the...

Reflex Action

23 Jul 2016/--/The Congress is playing a ‘bahu-beti’ game in the poll bound Uttar Pradesh. Will this click when the electorate is tired of dynastic politics and looking for new faces? Only time will tell but certainly it may not harm the party. If any, it is likely to bring some dividends. The bahu...

Editorial

23 Jul 2016/--/Tension is rising along the Sino-Indian border in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Beijing has embarked on a massive logistic build-up along the international border there. Simultaneously, China and Pakistan have started ‘joint border patrolling’ in the POK along the Xinjiang Province. To counter the rising threat, India has sent one hundred Russian-made T-72 tanks. Beijing h...